COVID-19 has depleted ranks of nation’s leadership – Obasanjo

From Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented that the nation’s ranks of dedicated and resourceful patriotic leaders have been depleted by the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic. According to Obasanjo, resourceful patriots who served the nation in various capacities including, the late Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Godwin Kanu, rtd. had succumed to deaths through COVID-19 19. […]

Lagos raises alarm as many civil servants test positive for COVID-19

By Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government has raised the alarm over increasing rate at which civil servants test positive for COVID-19. Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, in a statement said the government was concerned at the increasing rate of COVID-19 positivity among civil servants. The memo addressed to all Accounting Officers, said they should […]

Nigerian scientists say drug for river blindness, can cure COVID-19

By Abankula Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has welcomed efforts by a team of Nigerian scientists investigating the efficacy of Ivermectin drug in the treatment of COVID-19. The team, which is composed of Nigerian scholars at home and abroad, has also submitted its report on the usefulness of the drug to the World Health Organisation. The […]

Buhari, Osinbajo, others willing to take COVID-19 vaccine on live TV – Shuaib

The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians not to be hesitant to take the COVID-19 vaccine when it gets to Nigeria. Dr Faisal Shuaib, the Executive Director of National Primary Health Care Development Agency(NPHCDA), made the appeal at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing on COVID-19 on Thursday in Abuja. Reports have it that Nigeria […]

NCDC reports 917 new infections as total rises to 90,080

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 917 new Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the country. The NCDC disclosed this via its verified website late Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that so far, 955,429 persons have been tested in the country since the first confirmed COVID-19 case was announced in Feb. […]

COVID-19 : Sanwo-Olu delays civil servants’ resumption

By Lukman Olabiyi  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered for the postponement of civil servants on Grade Levels 14 and below resumption to Monday, January 18, as part of the measure to check spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the state. According to Sanwo-Olu,  the move was taken to stem the tide of second […]

COVID-19: What God told me would happen in 2021, says TB Joshua

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku Founder, Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, Prophet T.B. Joshua has predicted a tougher 2021 pertaining to the ravaging coronavirus pandemic. The cleric made this revelation while addressing his followers virtually in the New Year, saying that it was what God showed him. Joshua said that the ‘affliction’ has three stages. He […]

CAN to govt officials, politicians: adhere to guidelines

By Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja Government officials and politicians were on Sunday advised to adhere to the guidelines at all functions, including political campaigns. Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Chapter Rev. Samson Jonah gave the advice while speaking to reporters during an inspection tour of his church by men of the […]

75-year-old Israeli man dies after getting vaccine

A SEVENTY-year-old man from Beit Shean died yesterday morning from cardiac arrest, about two hours after receiving the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. The man received the vaccine at 8:30 in the morning, and waited for the customary time at the health clinic before he was released to his home feeling well.  Sometime later, the man lost […]

COVID-19: 476 Abuja health workers infected, says FCTA

By Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja 476 health workers, including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory staff, drivers and other auxillary personnel were infected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) since the first case was recorded in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), it was learnt on Tuesday. Anthony Ogunleye, Chief Press Secretary to the FCT Minister, Muhammed Bello, revealed this in […]

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